(Bell"-mouthed`) a. Expanding at the mouth; as, a bell-mouthed gun. Byron.
(Bel"lon) n. Lead colic.
(||Bel*lo"na) n. [L., from bellum war.] (Rom. Myth.) The goddess of war.
(Bel"low) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bellowed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Bellowing.] [OE. belwen, belowen,
AS. bylgean, fr. bellan; akin to G. bellen, and perh. to L. flere to weep, OSlav. bleja to bleat, Lith.
balsas voice. Cf. Bell, n. & v., Bawl, Bull.]
1. To make a hollow, loud noise, as an enraged bull.
2. To bowl; to vociferate; to clamor. Dryden.
3. To roar; as the sea in a tempest, or as the wind when violent; to make a loud, hollow, continued sound.
The bellowing voice of boiling seas.
(Bel"low), v. t. To emit with a loud voice; to shout; used with out. "Would bellow out a laugh."
(Bel"low), n. A loud resounding outcry or noise, as of an enraged bull; a roar.
(Bel"low*er) n. One who, or that which, bellows.
Bellows camera, in photography, a form of camera, which can be drawn out like an accordion or bellows.
Hydrostatic bellows. See Hydrostatic. A pair of bellows, the ordinary household instrument
for blowing fires, consisting of two nearly heart-shaped boards with handles, connected by leather, and
having a valve and tube.
(Bel"lows) n. sing. & pl. [OE. bely, below, belly, bellows, AS. bælg, bælig, bag, bellows, belly.
Bellows is prop. a pl. and the orig. sense is bag. See Belly.] An instrument, utensil, or machine,
which, by alternate expansion and contraction, or by rise and fall of the top, draws in air through a valve
and expels it through a tube for various purposes, as blowing fires, ventilating mines, or filling the pipes
of an organ with wind.
(Bel"lows fish`) (Zoöl.) A European fish distinguished by a long tubular snout, like the pipe
of a bellows; called also trumpet fish, and snipe fish.
(Bell" pep`per) (Bot.) A species of Capsicum, or Guinea pepper It is the red pepper of the
(Bell"-shaped`) a. Having the shape of a wide-mouthed bell; campanulate.